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Humphry Davy

Sir Humphry Davy, 1st Baronet PRS MRIA FGS FRS was a Cornish chemist and inventor, who is best remembered today for isolating, using electricity, a series of elements for the first time: potassium and sodium in 1807 and calcium, strontium, barium, magnesium and boron the following year, as well as discovering the elemental nature of chlorine and iodine. He also studied the forces involved in these separations, inventing the new field of electrochemistry. In 1799... Read More

Born17 December 1778
Penzance, Cornwall, England
Died29 May 1829 (aged 50)
Geneva, Switzerland
NationalityBritish
FieldsChemistry

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